Here are the top 10 tourist attractions to see in North Sikkim:

1. Gurudongmar Lake

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61 km
from city center
1 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

The Gurudongmar Lake is situated at a height of 5,210 m and is considered sacred by Buddhists, Sikhs and Hindus alike. Every year during the peak season, devotees and tourists flock to this place.

2. Lachung

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23 km
from city center
2 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

Situated at an altitude of 3000 m, Lachung is a quaint little town in the Northern side of Sikkim. Lachen is situated where two tributaries of Teesta River-Lachen and Lachung converge.

3. Yumthang Valley

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40 km
from city center
3 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

Yumthang Valley (3564 m) is popular among tourists for its beautiful landscape and the spell bounding views of the mountains beyond. The river Teesta flows through the valley, making this a grazing ground for the animals during the summers.

4. Lachen

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24 km
from city center
4 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

Situated at an altitude of 8838 feet in the northern part of Sikkim, Lachen is one of the most beautiful places in the whole of Sikkim. It is famous for its stunning landscape and its splendid viewpoints of the mountains and lush green surroundings.

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5. Cholamu Lake

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61 km
from city center
5 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

World's 14th highest and India's highest lake, the Cholamu Lake in North Sikkim is situated at an altitude of 18000 feet from the sea level.

6. Thangu Valley

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44 km
from city center
6 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

The small town of Thangu is situated at an altitude of 13000 feet and usually serves as a base destination for tourists visiting to spots like the Gurudongmar Lake, Cho Lhamu (source of Teesta River) etc.

7. Crow's Lake

3.2 /5

50 km
from city center
7 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

It is another beautiful lake on the way to Gurudongmar Lake.

8. Chopta Valley

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45 km
from city center
8 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

Chopta Valley is located in the northern part of Sikkim and is known for its natural beauty. This place is not very famous amongst tourists owing to its isolated location, but the valley has some beautiful views of the mountains beyond and a wide variety of flora and fauna.

9. Mt Katao

32 km
from city center
9 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

Nestled in the northern part of Sikkim at a distance of 144 km from Gangtok and 28 km from Lachung, Mount Katao is one of the most stunning sights imaginable. Perfect for adventure lovers who like skiing, snow tubing, snowboarding, and grinding during the winter season, the surreal mountain provides a splendid view to its onlookers.

10. Chungthang

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16 km
from city center
10 out of 10
places to visit in North Sikkim

A town in North Sikkim, this place is situated at the confluence of Lachen River and Lachung River. A legend has it that Guru Padmasambhabwa visited this town before visiting Tibet in 8th century and left his footprint on a rock where he once rested.

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